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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8) 6 adults 2 children


Located right on the waterfront of Tampa Bay with beautiful views that are visible from the living room, loft and master bedroom

3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a loft, backyard veranda and lanai with a barbeque grill

Fully stocked kitchen

King bed in master suite, queen in 2nd bedroom, two twins in the 3rd, and a two person sleeper sofa in the loft, comfortably sleeps 8

Equipped with 3 flat screen TVs, entertainment center, cable, wireless internet and pool table

Garage fully stocked with two kayaks, beach chairs, beach toys, baby bike chairs, boogie boards and floats for guests to use

Washer and dryer in property

Short walk from the city pier, local restaurants and shops, coffee shops and art galleries

South Bay Paradise

402 South Bay Blvd

Anna Maria, FL 34216

If you're looking for a beautiful waterfront home with a backyard beach and the best views of the Tampa Bay on Anna Maria Island, then look no further. South Bay Paradise is a gorgeous home with an open floor plan to showcase the picturesque view in all the major areas of the house. Decorated with a color scheme and coastal theme that's reminiscent of the waterfront, the home gives the illusion of relaxing on the bay in every room of the house. And if you should want the real deal, all you have to do is walk through the beautiful french doors to the backyard, where you can lounge on the veranda or build sandcastles on your own little beach as you watch the ships go by.

You can listen to the sound of the waves breaking on the shore as you prepare a lovely meal for your friends and family in the fully stocked gourmet kitchen and watch the sun set over the water as you eat together in the dining room. There's plenty of seating for a large party in the spacious living room, where you can enjoy the spectacular views this home has to offer with the comfort of air-conditioning for those hot summer days and nights. South Bay Paradise is the ideal island retreat for both romantic getaways and fun with family and friends.

**If you would like to rent a golfcart for your stay, please contact our office at (941)-216-3793.


When you walk through the front door the first thing that catches your eye is the waterfront glittering through the large, white-paned windows and french doors on the first level. The living room, kitchen and dining room are all continuous with each other on this floor of the home to ensure you don't miss a moment whatever the activity. The deluxe master bedroom is through a door to the left of the living room, and includes a king sized bed, en-suite bathroom with a tub and a large tiled shower, flat screen TV and french doors opening out to the veranda. The other two bedrooms and the second bathroom are located in a hall adjacent to the dining area on the other side of the house, so privacy is assured for all guests. The second bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a window which overlooks the bay, while the third bedroom on the opposite side of the second bathroom comfortably sleeps two with its two twin beds. The second level loft boasts a fully-equipped entertainment center with a large flat screen TV, pool table and queen-sized sleeper sofa which can accommodate two. Best of all, the three large windows on the second level of the home ensure that you can catch a glimpse of the skyway bridge from the loft space as well.


Nothing can beat the bay beach in that functions as the backyard for this property. Breathe in the refreshing sea breeze as you grill up some burgers on the barbeque, or watch the dolphins jump through the waves from a comfortable seat on the veranda. Should you desire a little adventure, take the home's complementary kayaks out on the bay and look for sea turtles, manatees and other local wildlife as you brave the bay waters. The garage comes fully equipped with all your beach needs, and includes beach towels, chairs, toys, boogie boards, umbrellas and floats for you to enjoy during your stay. If you want to try your luck at fishing, you can rent some poles and take a leisurely stroll down the street to the city pier. Or if you prefer to grab a quick bite to eat and do a little exploring on land, simply walk a few blocks to Pine Avenue, where you can enjoy local restaurants, shops, coffee shops and art galleries.

More Details

Property Manager
Beach House Real Estate
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Beach House Real Estate


Why Beach House Real Estate chose Anna Maria

We purchased the house this year and have spent many lovely weeks in tropical temperatures and island living; creating wonderful memories for our family and friends. Anna Maria and the island is truly a special experience.

Whether we are taking walks to get coffee or ice cream or visiting the pier, sunbathing, or watching wildlife -- it is always easy to get around.

Or take a drive south and enjoying the other beaches and communicites, gives you

and your visitors the choice of many experiences.

It provides the island feeling yet all near by ammenties in short distance.

We are a young family with two kids so having activities to enjoy is important; whether it is jogging, bike rides, kayaking, lunch on the beach, eating out at great island restaurants or just relax together-- a place to love!

What makes this house unique

All our guest really enjoy the property and becomes a favorite family and friend destination!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have vacationed for the past three year and had a magical time. It is a wonderful island and quaint location. The house, the views, kayaking, walking on the beach are totally relaxing and fun. We smile everytime we look at the picture.
May 2010
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Anna Maria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , en-suite bathroom in master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared hallway bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom with queen sized mattress, faces the bay.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Bedroom with two twins facing the street.
  • King size beds (1), Full Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) In the loft
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible


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average rating of 4.56 based on 26 reviews

Perfect location close to all amenities Anna Maria has to offer.

  • 4 of 5

Perfect size house for our family and great location. Fishing poles and 1 kayak needs repair.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable and convenient beach house on the north side of the Island.

  • 4 of 5

The house is situated on the intracoastal waterway on the north side of Anna Maria Island. The water is just a few steps from the back door and it remains quite shallow for about 100 feet or more, so it is very child friendly. Also the small amount of beach provides room for the kids to play and/or for the adults to sun bathe. Within walking distance to the AMI pier and decent restaurants (all get very crowded!). The house itself is well furnished and comfortable. I would like to emphasize to a couple of the critics I have read reviews from here, that THIS IS A BEACH HOUSE people! If you need to be at a Four Seasons Hotel, this may not be for you (nor will you find one on AMI)! Very quiet and relaxing place.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Bremen, Ohio

Terrific House, Terrific Location, Terrific View, Terrific Time!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Where do I start?

From the moment we walked in the door all of us were captivated by the stunning view. South Bay Paradise was the perfect size & amount of bedrooms for our party that consisted of two families. All in all there were four adults, two 13 year olds, and one infant.

The water was warm, calm, and not at all deep. If you want pounding surf you can go to the beach on the golf side.

Each morning we were treated to a magnificent sunrise that is indescribable. I wish I could post one of the many pictures that we took.

Though it was not advertised, the home has plenty of beach chairs, boards, beach towels, and two KAYAKS! Kudos to the guy who repaired the one that had a hole in it. Both of them are now sea worthy and we spent plenty of time each day kayaking up and down the coast with Dolphins!

Speaking of Dolphins, they were out front multiple times each day and very, very close! I wish I could post one of the many pictures of them as well. While floating on a raft we even saw a Manatee as it swam underneath me.

The home is within walking distance to many restaurants & shops. If you wanted to, you could rent a bike, a bike taxi, or even a golf cart from a location right around the corner and within walking distance.

Two afternoons some of our group spent several hours on the golf side sunning & surfing on the boogie boards.

Every year our families go on a beach vacation. Without a doubt our beach vacation this year to Anna Maria Island was our best yet. We can't wait to return and we are looking ahead at our schedules trying to find an open long weekend so we can return sooner than next summer.

We visited South Bay Paradise the week of July 29 - August 5, 2017. The only minor inconvenience we had was from tropical storm Emily. She blew through for an afternoon. But you can't control the weather.

It's also worth your time to visit the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater. The CMA is the home of Winter & Hope of Dolphin Tale & Dolphin Tale II fame. We spent one morning Kayaking with the Dolphins and that afternoon at the CMA and still had plenty of time for dinner & a view of the sunset on the golf side of the island.

We look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, Missouri


  • 5 of 5

House sits within 20 feet of Tampa bay. Water is calm, clean, and shallow- great for hanging out riding in kayaks or floating on mattress, all of which are provided in addition to beach toys, beach chairs, fishing poles. Steps away from beach made it easy to vacation with small children. Fabulous views from all rooms including second story loft which had pool table, comfortable couch and large TV with floor to ceiling windows. Comfortably furnished throughout all three bedrooms, beautiful master suite, well appointed kitchen. Great beach town with plenty of restaurants and cute shops-many of which we were able to walk to. Or you could rent golf cart or bikes. Spent minimal time in car once we got there. City pier right down the beach. Beautiful sunrises or if we wanted to see sunset or play in the gulf, it was a short ride or longer walk to the beach. Had a wonderful week in Anna Maria! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, comfortable and well-appointed

  • 5 of 5

As a frequent renter on Anna Maria Island, I can honestly say this was one of my favorites. The home is beautiful and well-appointed. Very comfortable beds and linens, a well-stocked kitchen and comfortable furniture....not something you find at all properties. The view of the bay is stunning, with days of crystal clear water, dolphins, loggerhead turtles, rays, birds, etc. Sunrises were beautiful. The location is perfect...walking distance to the City Pier, restaurants and shops on Pine Ave. Lastly, Erika at Beach House Real Estate is a wonderful asset. She was extremely helpful and accommodating. We hope to rent this home again in a few months.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

After reading all the reviews we decided to book this home. This literally has THE BEST location on the entire island, we walked and rode bikes rented from Beach Bums everywhere! We have a 2 and 4 year old and the house is absolutely ideal with the BEST beach right outside and an enclosed area with chairs to just let the kids play outside! Dennis the owner is PHENOMENAL!!! He answered all of our questions, and is THE BEST property manager we have ever had the pleasure to meet. The house has kayaks, beach chairs, sand toys, child bike seats, a child's bike helmet, floating rafts and more fun stuff! I am an absolute germaphobe and always clean the houses we stay in again...I could not find a drop of dust or dirt to clean at this house! The house keeping staff is amazing. Dennis stocks dish soap, and some basics like a few coffee filters, foil, hand soap etc...which is nice and we called Shore Chores ahead of our arrival and they delivered all of our groceries which made the trip completely stress free! The house has a drip coffee maker and a keurig. Can't say enough great things about this house! Cannot wait to go back!!! Thanks for everything Dennis!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • $2400 to $2900
  • USD
  • Minimum stay 7 days HOLIDAY RATES HIGHER
  • Minimum stay 7 days